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Dance

Shanghai Ballet


“It was a spectacular season-opener… Taking the stage by storm was Fan Xiaofeng…the corps de ballet danced in perfect synchronization…the ballet’s theme of human tendency to crave the unattainable comes through…”
The Charleston Post and Courier

“Was it their stellar dancing, or the breathtaking costumes that astounded? In the end, it didn’t matter, because each element was refined to the same level of detail.”
Berkeleyside

“The cosmopolitan atmosphere of Shanghai makes it the perfect home for that kind of fusion of east and west, past and future…”
SF Gate

“…encapsulates the ballet’s humanity transcending ideology and time.”
The Washington Post

About

THE SHANGHAI BALLET
Xin Lili, Artistic Director

The Shanghai Ballet debuted in 1979. The White-Haired Girl, a classical Chinese ballet created in the 20th century, brought instant fame to The Shanghai Ballet and helped establish its predominant position in the international ballet world. The Company has performed The White-Haired Girl in over 1,700 performances and was first introduced to North American audiences during its coast to coast tour in the Fall of 2002.

With a history of thirty nine years, the Shanghai Ballet has, after its legendary . . .

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